Agrecovery Rural Recycling Programme
The Agrecovery Rural Recycling programme provides New Zealand’s primary sector with responsible and sustainable systems for the recovery of ‘on farm’ plastics and the disposal of unwanted chemicals.
Established in 2005 Agrecovery is a not-for-profit charitable trust put together by primary sector stakeholders. It currently provides three nationwide programmes, with much of the cost of recycling and recovery covered by 60+ participating brand owners:
Agrecovery is governed by the Agrecovery Foundation whose trustees represent Agcarm, DairyNZ, Environment Waikato (for Local Government), Federated Farmers, Horticulture New Zealand, and a representative of manufacturers and distributors.